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LEGISLATOR ATTACKS MOTIVATIONS OF THREE ALLEGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT VICTIMS

March 4, 2021

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw issued a statement today, blasting Erie County Legislator Jeanne Vinal for accusing Governor Cuomo's alleged victims of playing politics, and discounting their claims of sexual harassment.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW: UNCHECKED AND OUT OF CONTROL POWER BY GOV. CUOMO SOON COMES TO AN END

March 2, 2021

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw's statement on Governor's executive powers being removed.

COVID-19 DEVASTATES TOURISM IN ERIE COUNTY

March 2, 2021

The Erie County Comptroller’s office reports that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on Erie County’s tourism industry.  The amount of bed tax collected in 2020 was $4,474,381.81.  That equates to a 61.21% drop from 2019, when Erie County hotels and motels collected $11,536,042.12 in bed tax.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of Mia Theresa, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.

 

 

The Erie County Comptroller’s Office is monitoring expenses related to the Covid-19 pandemic and how your tax dollars are being spent. Whether it is local tax dollars from the county surplus or federal funds, your taxes are being used to cover costs associated with the county-wide response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. You have a right to know how this money is spent.